Search for electron antineutrinos associated with gravitational wave events GW150914 and GW151226 using KamLAND [HEAP]

We present a search for low energy antineutrino events coincident with the gravitational wave events GW150914 and GW151226, and the candidate event LVT151012 using KamLAND, a kiloton-scale antineutrino detector. We find no inverse beta-decay neutrino events within $\pm 500$ seconds of either gravitational wave signal. This non-detection is used to constrain the electron antineutrino fluence and the luminosity of the astrophysical sources.

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KamLAND. Collaboration, A. Gando, Y. Gando, et. al.
Fri, 24 Jun 16

Comments: 4 figures, 10 pages